Review: Steve Slagle – ALTO MANHATTAN

Steve Slagle - ALTO MANHATTAN:  I've actually reviewed a lot of Steve's superb sax and flute work before, on several albums he did with...

Review: Zarabande – EL TORO

Zarabande - EL TORO:  There are few "old katz" as privileged as I am... I'm referring, of course, to all the splendid music I...

Review: Al Strong – LoveStrong Vol 1

Al Strong - LOVESTRONG VOL 1:   The keyword for Al's great jazz trumpet work on this debut release, of course, is in his...

Review: Doug Hammer – Americana

Doug Hammer - Americana:  Those readers who have been with us for a long time know that I'm not usually inclined to review a...

Review: Kelly Andrew – Rendezvous

Kelly Andrew - Rendezvous:  I'm not exactly sure why, but this is my first listen to Kelly's wonderful high-energy music.  This is another (total)...

Review: Micki Free – THE NATIVE AMERICAN FLUTE AS THERAPY

Micki Free - THE NATIVE AMERICAN FLUTE AS THERAPY:  It's genuinely amazing to me that Micki has managed to capture all the vibrant energy...

Peter Kater – Love

Peter Kater - LOVE:  I first reviewed Peter's wonderful contemporary piano/keyboard works in issue # 129, on a release called "Light Body", and it...

Peter Calandra – First Light

Peter Calandra – FIRST LIGHT:  It was only a few seconds into the first album I reviewed from Peter, “Inner Circle“, that I knew...

Agrelia’s Castle – ELDERS & ANCESTORS

Agrelia’s Castle – ELDERS & ANCESTORS: The image you see on the left is of two very special musicians; husband and wife Paul and...

Get Tribal – RADIO GOD

Get Tribal – RADIO GOD:  The music on this deeply moving album uses drums to help you “align”body, while energizing spirit (much like Yoga)...

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Ultra hip award winning jazz Jamie Lawrence

Ultra hip award winning jazz Jamie Lawrence – New York Suite

Ultra hip award winning jazz Jamie Lawrence - NEW YORK SUITE:  Jamie's jazz is extraordinary... he plays some of the most professional keyboards you...
Uncompromising jazz improvisation Jason Kao Hwang

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Uncompromising jazz improvisation Jason Kao Hwang - BLOOD:  Jason's improvisations with his Burning Bridge ensemble are nothing to be "trifled with"... he's posted an...
Absolutely astounding Coleman jazz tribute Chris Pasin

Absolutely astounding Coleman jazz tribute Chris Pasin – Ornettiquette

Absolutely astounding Coleman jazz tribute Chris Pasin - ORNETTIQUETTE:  I've been a BIG fan of Chris Pasin's trumpet work for a long time, but...